News From the Field: March 2018
Welcome to our monthly feature, News from the Field! This is an extension of the bottom of our newsletter. We will be providing you with some of the latest news, resources, and local & national professional development opportunities. If you haven’t already, sign up to get our monthly e-newsletter in your inbox.
This month’s News From The field features some local early spring conferences like the Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy’s 7th Annual Symposium and the first-ever Symposium on Organizational Excellence (we are presenting!). Many local professional development opportunities are available to help you build your understanding around policies like The Family First Act, resiliency & trauma, healthcare and health disparities. Check out some resources on ACEs (Oprah covered it!) immigration and child welfare, and substance use.
News from the Field
TAY-ATX (formerly Ready by 21) Monthly Meeting
March 16th, 12-1: 30 pm, LifeWorks, ATX
Call for Presenters: 2018 Partners in Prevention Conference
DFPS PEI Division: submissions due March 15th, Conference is Sept 26-27 in Arlington, TX
Environmental justice, racism, and health disparities
The Dean Jack Otis Social Problem and Social Policy Lecture series, March 21st, 9-11:30 am, 2.5 CEUs, $10, SHSSW
The New Social Worker Spring 2018 Webinar Series
Starts March 21st.
Fostering Resilience in Families and Communities
Community ENgaged Texas Research ALliance: March 23rd, ATX
Call for Presenters extended for 2018 HYP Provider Conference
Applications due March 25th, Conference is May 18th, ATX
2018 Home Visiting Mini-Conference Spring Series
First 3 years is offering day-long professional development to Home visitors all over Texas, Starting March 26th
Texas Health Care Summit: Health Today, Health Care Tomorrow
March 29th, ATX
Symposium on Organizational Excellence (TXICFW is presenting!)
Texas Alliance of Child and Family Services, April 9th, ATX, 3 CEUs
The Family First Act: What it Means for Texas Kids, Communities, and Policies
Texans Care for Children: April 10th, 1-3pm, ATX
Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy’s 7th Annual Symposium
Empowering the Next Generation: April 16-18, 2018, ATX- Scholarships available!
The Youth Experience: A Summit For Youth Organized By Youth
Black Leadership Academy, April 14th, ATX
2018 TASSA Annual Conference
April 30-May 2, South Padre Island, TX
Texas Fatherhood Summit
UT Child and Family Research Partnership and the Texas DFPS PEI host. June 29th, ATX
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